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Rollin’ on the Dead River

A tense literary thriller from local filmmaker

Yay Write what you know. Never meet your heroes. Truth is stranger than fiction. There are two sides to every story. These ideas and more are at the heart of Dead River.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 Brianna Stallings

Distant Murmurs

Documentary sheds light on old conflict

Yay War. War never changes. Between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel fought a two-front war against the collected forces of Syria, Egypt and Jordan.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Ben Kendall

Grizzly

DiCaprio serves up his own brand of mountain-side justice in González Iñárritu's 'The Revenant'

Yay Whereas there are any number of standout western films that occupy the pantheon of filmmaking, there has been an almost unnoticeable resurgence in postmodern, cerebral storytelling within the genre ov

Sunday, January 10, 2016 Alex De Vore

Definition of Suspense

Documentary explores classic cinema bromance

Yay In 1966, French filmmaker François Truffaut, known primarily at the time for The 400 Blows, wrote to the acclaimed master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, and invited him to discuss his entire body of cinematic ...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Alex De Vore

Wide Awake

JJ Abrams’ foray into the franchise is far better than we could have hoped for

Yay As Thursday wore on, SFR Art Director Anson Stevens-Bollen and I felt our Star Wars tickets burning holes in our respective pockets.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Alex De Vore

Buckets of Blood on the Snow

Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' was worth the wait

Yay The Hateful Eight Filmgoers have been champing at the bit for The Hateful Eight—director Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film and second Western— since he announced it in 2013.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Brianna Stallings

Thou Shalt Be King

The Scottish Film aims big and delivers

Yay It’s refreshing in this age of flashy big-budget flops to see an enormous film take on an intimidating subject and thrust a dagger of nearly perfect artistry through it.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Lucas Iberico Lozada

What's Old is New Again

Paranoia surrounding technology isn't a modern invention

Yay It wouldn’t entirely make sense to call Dreams Rewired a documentary.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Alex De Vore

Women after the War

'Beneath the Olive Tree' explores untold horror story what happened in Greece after WWII

Yay Filmmaker Stavroula Toska’s new documentary, Beneath the Olive Tree, aims to uncover an often hidden chapter of WWII history from the viewpoint of Greek women who survived the aftermath of their country’s...

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Alex De Vore

Are You Ready

'Creed' is a knockout movie with a rocky premise

Yay Creed centers on Adonis Johnson Creed, the son of Rocky’s enemy-turned-friend Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), who died in the ring in Rocky IV.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Alex Falcone
 
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Morning Word: Santa Fe Considers Trimming Payroll

Councilors ask staff managers to plan for job cuts

Morning Word City managers asked to present a plan that focuses on attrition and other "reasonable reductions" without cutting essential services like police, fire and public utilities. ... More

Feb. 11, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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